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Everything you need to live well In the last 10 days, 125 women and girls have been raped while seeking emergency food in Bentiu, South Sudan, medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Friday. “Women and young girls have been coming to the MSF clinic in Bentiu en masse over the past week after surviving horrific episodes of sexual violence,” said Ruth Okello, an MSF midwife in South Sudan. “Some are girls under 10 years old and others are women older than 65. Even pregnant wome...
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Another meeting between the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ended on Monday night without an immediate resolution of the dispute. The meeting which held at the Federal Ministry of Labour was to find a lasting solution to the ongoing strike by the university lecturers. At least four other meetings have been held between both parties before Monday’s since the strike commenced on November 4. While addressing journalists, the minister of labour and emp...
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Representatives of the Academic staff union of universities ASUU on Monday staged out of the meeting with the federal government delegation. But despite the walkout, Mr Ngige expressed optimism that the strike would soon be called off. Remember that the university lecturers embarked on this strike from the 4th of november, demanding improved funding of universities.
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Japan's birthrate has dropped to a historic level, the lowest since data gathering began in 1899. That's what The Japan Times has reported, citing government figures released Friday. For years, Japan has seen a decline in its population, leading experts and lawmakers to consider the economic and social repercussions. And on Friday, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare estimated that 921,000 babies will be born by the end of 2018 — 25,000 fewer than in the previous year. WORL...
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 Sunhive is a solar energy services pioneer with a successful track record of developing, engineering and operating solar photovoltaic installations in the UK and Nigeria. We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Account Officer  Location: Lagos Job Description  Process financial transactions related to office and project expenditures, maintain an effective filing system for financial transactions and project documents. Ensure accuracy of accounting entries an...
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Sexual harassment is so entrenched that it has become a regrettable part of the social fabric of Nigeria. For decades now, multiple counts of s3xual harassment have been the hallmark of social coexistence in Nigeria. Hardly a day passes without a claim of s3xual harassment being reported against people. The criminalisation of s3xual misconduct in educational institutions has become imperative, as this has been in existence for a very long time with very little done to address it holistically....
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Computer Science and Software Engineering: Clearing the confusion It is common in the software domain to hear terms such as computer scientist, developer, programmer, software engineer, computer engineer and many more. From my experience, I have noticed there are two terms that people often confuse: Computer Science (CS) and Software Engineering (SE). I frequently hear people using them interchangeably; however, it is incorrect. I did my bachelor’s in Computer Science, and my master’s in Soft...
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This sounds hilarious but a lecturer in one the Universities in the Southeast ‘transformed’ into Spiderman to attend to his students. The unnamed lecturer was spotted on Wednesday morning waling into his office in Spiderman costume. It was gathered that some non-teaching staff present when the incident happened, were stunned to see a man dressed in Spiderman costume walking into the office complex. As they greeted the lecturer and called him his name, he ignored every greeting, pretend...
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The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Abuja chapter on Wednesday prevented Noble Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon Rtd and former Education Minister, Dr Oby Ezekwesili from speaking at an anti-corruption event. The union led by its chairman, Dr Kasim Umaru, disrupted the event held at the University of Abuja. Umaru told NAN in a telephone interview on Wednesday that they disrupted the programme because of the ongoing strike, addi...
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A man the police described as a notorious Boko Haram Commander  was yesterday arrested in Lagos. The suspect, Abdulmalik Umar, was said to have been responsible for the death of more than 200 people. Umar, 39, was arrested by operatives of the Inspector General of Police (IG) Intelligence Response Team (IRT) around Mowe at a nurse’s house where he was receiving treatment for the bullet wounds he sustained during a recent gun battle with the police in Abuja. It was gathered that the susp...
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BY JIMITOTA ONOYUMEWARRI: There was confusion in several parts of Warri and environs yesterday when a lady was said to be vomiting money around Effurun market area of Uvwie local government area after her pant was allegedly stolen at her residence few weeks ago.The news of the lady vomiting money spread to several parts of Warri, with friends calling the other to alert of the development. Some of those who called were not sure of where it happened.Some persons said the lady was seen vomiting dol...
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Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the United States, US, Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, has urged Nigerians not to vote based on promises, but on the record of those making the promises. Symington said this in a video, while wishing Nigerians a Merry Christmas.   He urged Nigerians to remember that their future is in their hands, and no foreign power can solve their problems, but all solutions can only come from within. The US Ambassador said: “As you go into 2019, you w...
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